THE ART OF FIGHTING 2014 | 9.26.2014 - 9.28.2014 Albuquerque, NM




-The “TBD Arc System Works Game” has been decided: BLAZBLUE: CHRONO PHANTASMA has been officially added to the lineup.

-The poll for the 8th and final game in our tournament lineup will be open until August 13th at midnight. Click here to vote now!

-We are excited to announce our first special guest player… BROKENTIER’S ARMANDO “ANGELIC” MEJIA!!!

Hailing from Phoenix, AZ, Angelic is best known for his unorthodox but highly effective use of Shuma Gorath in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. THE ART OF FIGHTING is honored to host Armando and other AZ players. Be sure to follow him on Twitter: @AZAngelic

-The complete list of artists featured in our art gallery show & sale is now available here.

-Our first official sponsor is Albuquerque’s very own GAMERS ANONYMOUS! A staple of the 505’s gaming community for over a decade, Gamers Anonymous is a locally-owned retro gaming emporium with locations in East and West Albuquerque. This year at AOF, they’ll be hosting a table with some classic fighting games, free for all to enjoy! Be sure to check them out:

-We have several other MAJOR announcements coming soon, so follow us for the latest:

@aofabq | #aofftk



THE ART OF FIGHTING is honored to welcome two very special guests to the show:

From Northern California and Team EG, ECT 2014 Street Fighter IV Champion RICKY ORTIZ

…AND from Los Angeles, CA and Team EG, EVO 2014 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Champion JUSTIN WONG!!!

These two legendary competitors will join Brokentier’s Armando “Angelic” Mejia here in September for three days of hype, all for one important cause.


FRIDAY, 9/26:
7:00 PM - Gallery opening

10:00 AM - Registration
11:00 AM - Prelims begin; USFIV/KI/IGAU
12:00 PM - PM
01:00 PM - TTT2
02:30 PM - UMvC3/BB/8th Game
~7:00-8:00 PM - Exhibition matches

SUNDAY, 9/28:
12:00 PM - Finals begin


1 GAME: $10
2 GAMES: $20
3-4 GAMES: $30 (play 3, get 1 free)
5 GAMES: $40 ($10 discount)
6 GAMES: $50 ($10 discount)
7 GAMES: $55 ($15 discount)
8 GAMES: $60 ($20 discount)


THE VOTES ARE IN!!! And what a battle folks! We received nearly 400 votes, and while none of the others were quite able to catch up to the top 2, it was a close match between The King of Fighters XIII and Skullgirls Encore until the very end! So now, we are pleased to announce that the community’s choice for the final game at THE ART OF FIGHTING 2014, with an incredible 160 votes (41.03%), is…


Thanks to all who voted! With this, we are excited to announce a sponsor who will be presenting the event this year… the makers of Skullgirls Encore, AUTUMN GAMES AND LAB ZERO GAMES!!! Autumn and Lab Zero have been a pillar of support for this year’s event and our cause. Look for art from Skullgirls artist ALEX AHAD and more, plus, Skullgirls Encore top finishers can look forward to some awesome prizes provided by our sponsors. Please like, follow, and share!


If you are coming, please register early so we can get an idea of the turnout. Thank you!


Streaming? Give us a shoutout why not! Our stream panel is below.

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If you are planning to attend AOF 2014, please pre-register!** It’s free and we need to get an accurate idea of attendance.

Follow this link and submit the form!